From the 1st to the 4th August, the 2018 Expovinos was held in Bogotá. The fair is organized each year by Grupo Éxito, Colombia’s main retailer.
During the event, the traditional blind tasting competition took place with a panel made up of international experts, who tasted over 800 wines in order to choose winners of gold and silver medals across 16 categories.
Gran Reserva Tarapacá Carménère 2015 was awarded Silver Medal since it received one of the highest scores in the “Prestigious red wines” category.
The international event showcased over 80 stands and attracted over 45,000 visitors, who were able to discover new trends in the wine industry, attend tastings, take part in academic talks and enjoy a broad selection of cuisine.
Expovinos Bogotá is the most important wine fair in Colombia, a country which has observed a sustained increase in wine consumption over recent years.